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  1. Champion Gurkha team faces rugged hike

    Posted Nov 04th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Renowned as the hardiest mountain people on the planet, the defending champions of Securicor's Gurkha team are expecting some stiff competition right from the start of Hong Kong's prestigious Oxfam Trailwalker race tomorrow. About ...

  2. Team effort

    Posted Jan 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Society for the Promotion of Hospice Care is holding its 13th annual fund-raising event, Hike for Hospice, in the Tai Lam country park area on Sunday. Teams aim to finish a 12km or 16km route and to raise $20,000 per team, or $5,000 per member. The traditional 'curry lunch' will be served after the hike in the beautiful country park, when trophies will be handed ...

  3. Soccer's 'black whistles' must be silenced

    Posted Oct 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The clash of warring English football giants Arsenal and Manchester United last weekend was not a good advertisement for the so-called 'beautiful game'. One star player was accused of cheating, another of maliciously injuring an opponent. The re ...

  4. French pair win kayak-run race

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay French duo Adrien Choux and Damien Levy won the Teva Kayak n Run race at Deep Water Bay yesterday. They finished the four-kilometre kayak and six-kilometre trail run in one hour, 37 minutes and 29 seconds, holding off a stiff challenge from Guillaume Calloud and Bruce Pye. 'It was tough, especially the hike up Mount Nicholson, during which I twisted an ankle ...

  5. Team effort

    Posted Oct 17th 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin The 55 teams in the AXN Challenge burst away from the start at the Tai Po Waterfall Park yesterday. The gruelling race took competitors through stretches of rugged terrain in the SAR's suburbs and into the bustling city, ending in darkness at the Avenue of the Stars on Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront. Competitors endured a gruelling programme of running, orienteering, hiking ...

  6. Gobi challenge like a walk in the park

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... themselves for the 250- kilometre Gobi March, a seven-day, six-stage desert race that starts on Sunday. 'If you can stand hiking on Lantau Peak and Tai Mo Shan in 30 degrees Celsius, you can ... Pacific Airways, contracted flu two days before the race last year and was forced to withdraw. In preparation for this year's event she has been doing three- to-four-day hikes twice a month ...

  7. Oarswomen set to grace Four Peaks

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun The Hong Kong Island Paddle Club aims to make history again at this weekend's 23rd annual Four Peaks race. Organised by the Aberdeen Boat Club, the gruelling overnight contest starting on Saturday requires competitors to sail from Tai Tam Bay and Sai Kung, going ashore at four separate points to hike up hills. Last year, the paddlers entered a men's team ...

  8. Running wild

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on hiking trails, most commonly single-track trails.' Sports brand Salomon has a trail running line, which is sold in The Overlander and features items from caps to clothing to sneakers. ... that shows the way when hiking or mountain biking. The compass comes with durable rubber housing and a carabiner for attachment to clothing or rucksacks. The one-litre, BPA-free bottle from Triton ...

  9. 2 minutes with...

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Asians tend to fare better in this respect. Apart from adventure racing, do you like other sports? I love many kinds of sports since I was small, like soccer, running and hiking. I am a paddler ... winning. I think in adventure racing I can always find new challenges. I love taking on a challenge and overcoming it. How do you relax? I like going to the cinema. Occasionally I will go hiking ...

  10. Holyangelholy is a class above the rest

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... issues by staying one-off and, given clear running in the straight, he can win, even after a three-point hike in the handicaps, which will see him carry 131 pounds. Two definite selections ...




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